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Thursday, February 09, 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions in IoT – This is just the beginning

Over the past couple of years, Mirus has become increasingly involved with the rapidly developing Internet of Things sector including advising multiple companies across a variety of application domains on their growth and M&A strategy, as well as recently completing several important sell-side transactions in the space (see Eutecus press release).  Mirus is very excited […]

Monday, May 16, 2016

Robotics on the move in 2016

Companies in the advanced automation and robotics sector are doing deals in 2016. In addition to Mirus’ client MagneMotion, four companies: Vizient, iRobot, Hansen Medical, and Bluefin Robotics have announced deals in this sector so far in 2016.  Globally, the industry appears poised for accelerated adoption as costs have come down while technology has made significant […]

Friday, December 11, 2015

More on M&A and the INTERNET OF THINGS

Last month I wrote about the Internet of Things (IOT) in Manufacturing Automation, but of course this is just the one application domain that is impacted.  So what exactly is the Internet of Things and is this a real trend that will develop its own eco-system leading to significant M&A activity beyond Manufacturing Automation, or […]

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Manufacturing on a roll

June’s ISM report illustrates the ongoing momentum in the manufacturing sector.  With the PMI® at 53.5%, economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded for the 30th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 73rd consecutive month. The production and employment indices were up from May. 11 of the 18 manufacturing industries reported growth in […]

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Top 5 Things to Do Now to Prepare Your Business For Sale

Even if you are not ready to put your company up for sale, it behooves you to start preparing now.  First, most of the issues you tackle to prepare your company for sale are the same things you should focus on every day to grow and build value in your business.  Second, this cannot be […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Why Does It Take So Long to Sell My Business?

The bad news for business owners who are ready to sell their company and retire is that it takes much longer than you might anticipate to close the deal.  According to the Pepperdine 2014 Private Capital Markets Project, only 25% of deals close in less than six months. So why does it take so long?  […]

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Harpoon Brewery: What’s Beer Got To Do With M&A?

Well, not much, really, except that Charlie Storey, President, and Warren Dibble, the CFO of Harpoon Brewery completed an ESOP of the company last summer.  They’re coming to this year’s XPX Summit on March 19th at the Waltham Woods Conference Center to tell their story.  Check out their video to get a taste.  Oh – […]

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Impact of the Test, Measurement and Certification Industry

The tools and techniques used in test and measurement, and in certification work, are essential in advancing new technologies and businesses. Starting with basic weights and measures in antiquity, to protractors, sextants, clocks, to spectrometers and oscilloscopes, and advancing to the most modern metrology tools and services, this industry continues to support innovation across the […]